Eirini Taliouri

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Endometriosis is considered as a benign aseptic inflammatory disease, characterised by the presence of ectopic endometrium-like tissue. Its symptoms (mostly pain and infertility) are reported as constant stressors. Corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH) and urocortin (UCN) are neuropeptides, strongly related to stress and inflammation. The effects of CRH and(More)
Endometriosis is an inflammatory disease of women of reproductive age featured by the presence of ectopic endometrium and is strongly related to infertility. Galectins, carbonhydrate-binding proteins, have been found to have pro- or anti-inflammatory roles in the reproductive tract and in pathological conditions concerning infertility. Galectin-1, which is(More)
Corticotropin-releasing hormone acts as a stressor mediator in the human reproductive system. Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) has been detected in several carcinomas of gynecological origin like breast, ovarian, and endometrial carcinomas. It was additionally shown that CRH could induce Fas ligand (FasL) expression in ovarian carcinoma cell lines. To(More)
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